Reindeer and Tree – Gerda Steiner Designs

Happy Monday!!! I am thrilled to be back guest designing with Gerda Steiner Designs this month! I love their images! Here is a look at the set of my colored images. How stinkin cute are these?!  I was having so much fun that I was able to create TWO cards with this set AND bonus for you – I have a video for them! You can view it down below on my blog or over on my Youtube Channel HERE. Supplies will be listed at the bottom of the post.

I started my whole process by coloring the entire stamp set. I used Neenah White cardstock and Simon Says Stamp black ink. I used my Scan n Cut to cut out the images. 
For the background for my first card, I used Peacock Feathers and Blueprint Sketch Distress Inks. I also inked up a piece of cardstock with Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron and Lucky Clover and die cut the trees from it. 
I added a snow hill under the trees, trimmed my distressed piece down to 3 3/4″ x 5″ and added that to an A2 size cardbase. I lined up where my reindeer would go and stamped my sentiment. Before I actually added the reindeer, I added a little bit of  C1 for shading right underneath them like they are casting a shadow. 
My second card is pretty similiar to the first. I ink blended Wilted Violet, Worn Lipstick and Blueprint Sketch for my sky. I used a Stitched Hillside die to create the hills and adding a sentiment before adhering everything together. I also added shading under my images for this card as well.
Copics
Reindeer – E39-37-35-34-33
Antlers/Muzzle – E33-31-30
Nose – R29-24
Santa – R59-39-24, G46-43
Skin – E13-11-01
hat – C2-0
Beard – W3-2-1-0
Boots/Belt – N6-4
Tree – YG09-05-03, E59-55

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